Looking out from the Barclays Center press box during the rookie scrimmage in July just felt … different. You knew you’d be going there often from that point forward, but it was an uncomfortable thought.
As Billy Joel was banging out hit after hit during Tuesday night’s epic concert to close the Nassau Coliseum, I periodically just looked around the place.
Nassau Coliseum hosted its final concert before shutting down for extensive renovations.
A group headed by developer Bruce Ratner will renovate the aging arena and build a movie theater, restaurants, stores, recreation and office space on the 91-acre site.
Nassau County police said Matthew Kircheim has been charged with petit larceny in connection with the stolen glove.
Police have released a photo of the suspect, who is seen holding a beer bottle with a navy blue and orange padded glove.
According to the team’s website, each order of ice — which has since changed its state to liquid H2O — costs $20 and will come with a certificate of authenticity.
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“It will be our real home forever.” Spoken like a true Islanders fan.
For me, Nassau Coliseum was always the place to go dream, to believe. It was the place where I learned everything I know about hockey.
It’s time for the New York Islanders to lower the Hall of Fame and Stanley Cup banners from the rafters, and pack up their pucks and sticks.
Starting next season, Brooklyn’s Barclays Center will present its own unique environment for Islanders fans, but there are many who believe it will never top the Nassau Coliseum experience.
At Wikipedia, the change has already been made. Barclays Center is listed as the Islanders’ home arena.
Monday’s elimination ends the Islanders’ playing days at Nassau Coliseum, which opened in 1972 and saw its last game Saturday in Game 6.
Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series.